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Tue 09 Dec 2014 3rd Global Summit on City Tourism - Barcelona - Spain
Wed 09 Apr 2014 8th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism - La Massana - Andorra
Tue 08 Oct 2013 First Euro-Asian Ski Resorts Conference - Almaty - Kazakhstan
Wed 14 Nov 2012 Global Summit on City Tourism - Istanbul - Turkey
Mon 15 Oct 2012 First Pan-African Conference on Sustainable Tourism in African National Parks - Arusha - Tanzania
Mon 16 Apr 2012 6th International Conference on Destination Management - Djerba - Tunisia

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15 Dec 14
Press Release
3rd Global Summit on City Tourism: Looking for New Paradigms
Tourism has become a central component of the economy, social life and the geography of many cities in the world and is ideally positioned to contribute to seize the opportunities stemming from...
29 Sep 14
Press Release
Community Development takes center stage at World Tourism Day 2014
World Tourism Day (WTD) was celebrated this year under the theme “Tourism & Community Development“, highlighting the community dimension as one of the key pillars of sustainable development....
15 Sep 14
Press Release
International tourism up by 5% in the first half of the year
Growth was strongest in the Americas (+6%) followed by Asia and the Pacific and Europe (both at +5%). By subregion, South Asia and Northern Europe (both +8%) were the best performers, together with...
04 Aug 14
Press Release
UNWTO Awards 2014 – Open for Applications
The Awards recognize innovative tourism initiatives and contributions to the sector, in line with the principles of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism. Since its inception in 2003, the UNWTO...
21 Jul 14
Press Release
International tourism: strong peak season anticipated
Destinations worldwide received some 317 million international tourists (overnight visitors) between January and April 2014, 14 million more than in the same period of 2013. This 5% growth...